Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1982 (Revised December 1984)

Esmark, Inc. (A)

by William E. Fruhan Jr.


Involves the management of a firm with a market value of a going concern that is less than its breakup value. How does management maximize value for shareholders in this environment?

Keywords: Finance; Markets; Business and Shareholder Relations; Value; Food and Beverage Industry;


Fruhan, William E., Jr. "Esmark, Inc. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 283-013, July 1982. (Revised December 1984.)